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SubjectRe: Staging status of speakup
On Tue, Mar 19, 2019 at 04:31:21PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Sat, 16 Mar 2019 10:35:43 +0100
> Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@ens-lyon.org> wrote:
> > Chris Brannon, le ven. 15 mars 2019 18:19:39 -0700, a ecrit:
> > > What kind of reproducer do you need here? It's straightforward to
> > > reproduce in casual use, at least with a software synthesizer.
> >
> > we need a walk-through of the kind of operation that
> > produces the issue. It does not have to be reproducible each time it is
> > done. Perhaps (I really don't know what that bug is about actually) it
> > is a matter of putting text in the selection buffer, and try to paste it
> > 100 times, and once every 10 times it will be garbled, for instance.
>
> paste_selection still says
>
> /* Insert the contents of the selection buffer into the
> * queue of the tty associated with the current console.
> * Invoked by ioctl().
> *
> * Locking: called without locks. Calls the ldisc wrongly with
> * unsafe methods,
> */
>
> from which I deduce that with everyone using X nobody ever bothered to
> fix it. So before you look too hard at the speakup code you might want to
> review the interaction with selection.c too.

This looks like https://bugs.debian.org/849474 which causes a lockup, and
for which Bill Allombert wrote a nice reproducer.


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